Jessica Hische Illustrated Drop Caps

If you are a blogger and you want to beautify your blog, but don’t really have the art skills to make things yourself, you can borrow elements from other sources, like these wonderful drop caps made by graphic designer and illustrator Jessica Hische. Jessica started a project called The Daily Drop Cap. Every day (working day that is) she adds a new decoritavely designed letter of the alphabet. The embed code is provided on The Daily Dropcap site for you to use. Each of them look completely different and will help to jazz your blog up a bit.

Of course she doesn’t only make the letters, she makes other great stuff too. It’s one thing to make beautiful letters, it’s whole other thing to apply text as an illustration. Basically, one needs to think about what font goes well with the feeling of what is being portrayed. She does that so well and so…here’s some extra Jessica Hisch eyecandy.A series for the Boston Globe – “Why we love Boston in winter”





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There’s nothing like flipping through the pages of a beautiful coffee table book to get inspired, and the holiday season is the perfect time to gift the creative person in your life with a book. Fresh from the printing press, this list highlights a wide range of interests—meaning you’re sure to find the perfect gift.

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Men in London Are Festively Decorating Their Beards With Twinkling Holiday Lights

Over the years, beards have become an unlikely source for amusing hair trends. We’ve seen guys decorating their whiskers with bouquets of spring flowers as well as silly, bizarre objects. But with the holidays around the corner, it’s the perfect time for men to show their spirit through facial hair. In London, guys can now sport beard lights that illuminate their face with an exquisite fairy glow.

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